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Olive L. Alexander Obituary

Seymour Tribune Janurary 22, 1975
Mrs. Alexander Dies, Rites Set Thursday

Mrs. Olive L. Alexander, 89, of the Jackson Park Convalescent Center, died at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday at the Center after an illness of 11 years. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday from the Voss Chapel with the Rev. W. Robert Lewis, pastor of Central Christian Church officiating. Burial in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call at the Voss Mortuary after 4 pm. today.

A lifelong local resident, she was a member of Central Christian Church and was retied from the Schawe-Gerwin Shoe Company. Born Dec. 25, 1885, in Jackson County, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Margaret Martin.

On Dec. 28, 1902, in Seymour, she married William H. Alexander, who died Oct. 8, 1928.

Surviving are three children. Mrs. James (Della) Jaynes , of Seymour, Mrs. Eugene (Norma) Wright, of Crothersville, and Mrs. Arthur (Lucille) Gerth, of Seymour; one brother, S.M. Martin, Sr,. of Edwardsport; 17 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, tow daughters, two brothers and two sisters.